System 636® Flue Gas Venting

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System 636® Flue Gas Venting

A Complete System of Fully Certified Pipes, Fittings and Cements

Only IPEX offers System 636® Flue Gas Venting, a complete system of pipe fittings, termination kits and cements engineered and manufactured to strict quality, performance and dimensional standards.

System 636® PVC and CPVC pipe are made to sturdy Schedule 40 dimensions providing strong, rigid pipe for use in demanding applications. A full range of vent fittings and accessory components are also offered to complete the system.

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Fully Certified Solutions

System 636® is offered in two distinct materials, PVC & CPVC, each with a unique temperature rating. These venting systems are approved as Type BH vents and are designed for negative or positive pressure venting of gas-fired appliances.

CSA B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code requires all special venting materials to be certified ULC S636 across Canada. System 636® matches this requirement as a completely certified flue gas venting system.

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Installer Training and How-To Guides
Focusing on proper solvent welding and installation requirements, IPEX offers on-going installer training as well as a comprehensive installation guide to assist with critical areas such as hanger spacing, expansion and contraction, termination options and solvent cement assembly.

The guide forms part of the certification process and contains critical information on the installation,  ensuring successful, code compliant completed projects.

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Two Distinct Materials with Unique Temperature Ratings

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
System 636® PVC carries a ULC S636 Class IIA certification and is certified for use up to and including 65°C (149ºF). Ensure the proper System 636® PVC Cement and Primer is to be used for installation.

CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride)
System 636® CPVC carries a ULC S636 Class IIB certification and is certified for use up to and including 90°C (194ºF). Ensure the proper System 636® CPVC Cement and Primer is to be used for installation.

  • IPEX recommends that installers receive formal training on System 636® every 3 years to ensure proper installation methods are used at all times.
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SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

System 636® Flue Gas Venting is fully certified as a complete pipe, fittings, and cement system. The system is available in a PVC and a CPVC version.

The venting systems are approved as Type BH vents and designed for negative or positive pressure venting of gas-fired appliances.

Material
PVC

Maximum Flue Gas Temperature
65°C (149°F)

Pipe Size Ranges
1-1/2 – 6″ (38 – 150 mm)

Standards and Certifications
ULC S363
ULC S102.2 Flame Spread Rating 10

Applications
Non-combustible buildings, as detailed in clause 3.15.16 of the National Building Code (NBC)

Material
CPVC

Maximum Flue Gas Temperature
90°C (194°F)

Pipe Size Ranges
1-1/2 – 8″ (38 – 200 mm)

Standards and Certifications
ULC S363
ULC S102.2 Flame Spread Rating 10
ULC S102.2 Smoke Developed Classification 50

Applications
Non-combustible buildings, per National Building Code (NBC) classification
Air plenums (per NBC classification)
Buildings deemed to be high-rise (by NBC classification)

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